Trial Advocacy Scholarship

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Trial Advocacy Scholarship 

Now Accepting 2014 Scholarship Applications!

This scholarship is open to all AAJ Law Student Members who are entering their second or third-year of law school. A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best:

1.    Demonstrates a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through extensive
       involvement in AAJ student chapter activities;
2.    Expresses a desire to represent victims;
3.    Exhibits an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy;
4.    Shows a financial need for the scholarship.

Applications must include the following:

•    A resumé
•    A statement of financial need
•    A 500-word essay on how you meet the criteria
•   Up to three (3) recommendations from a faculty adviser, trial advocacy professor, dean, AAJ
     member, or trial lawyer; and
•    A completed form verifying your student status.

Download and print out the form »  

Every applicant must be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The application deadline is May 1, 2014.

Send applications to:

American Association for Justice
Attn: AAJ Trial Advocacy Scholarship
777 6th Street, NW
Suite 200 
Washington, DC 20001

OR

education@justice.org

The 2013 Trial Advocacy Scholarship was awarded to Kyle Peasley of Penn State Dickinson School of Law.


The American Association for Justice
777 6th Street, NW, Ste 200 • Washington, DC  20001 • 800.424.2725 or 202.965.3500

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